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Monday’s national forecast

A northwesterly airflow builds over New Zealand today then a front coming in from the southwest hits the lower South Island late afternoon / evening bringing in a cold change.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty

Cloudy areas, risk of a shower or two. Mainly dry about the Bay Of Plenty with more frequent areas of sun. West to southwesterly winds.
Highs: 16-17

Western North Island (including Central North Island)

Cloudy with a shower or two, plenty of dry areas too. Breezy west to northwesterly winds.
Highs: 10-16

Eastern North Island

Sunny with northwesterly winds this afternoon.
Highs: 18-19


Sunny areas and increasing cloud, northwest winds increase. Overnight showers.
High: 15

Marlborough & Nelson

Sunny areas and some high cloud about Marlborough, sunny spells and increasing cloud for Nelson. North to northwesterly winds pick up this afternoon.
High: 15-17


Sunny areas and increasing high cloud, northwesterly winds, becoming strong about inland areas this evening especially about North Canterbury. An overnight southwest change may bring a few showers.
High: 17

West Coast

Rain or drizzle, rain becoming heavy about South Westland this afternoon then becoming heavy further north in the evening. Rain eases overnight. Increasing northwesterly winds.
Highs: 11-14

Southland & Otago

Sunny areas and increasing high cloud, chance spit after midday then late afternoon / evening a southwest change brings some rain which clears at night.
Highs: 13-16

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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